AceShowbiz - Steven Spielberg grew to resent filming "Jurassic Park" because it took time away from his Schindler's List shoot. The "Lincoln" director had to keep flying from the set of Schindler's List in Poland to California to make the final approvals to the blockbuster dinosaur movie - and he hated all the traveling.
"I knew I had to be shooting in January in Poland, and so it came together awfully quickly, to the point that when I finally started shooting... in Poland, I had to go home about two or three times a week and get on a very crude satellite feed to Northern California... to be able to approve T-Rex shots," he said at the Tribeca Film Festival's 25th anniversary screening of Schindler's List on Thursday, April 26.
"It built a tremendous amount of resentment and anger that I had to do this," he added. "That I had to actually go from what [the Schindler's List cast and crew] experienced to dinosaurs chasing Jeeps. All I can express is how angry that made me at the time."
However, "Jurassic Park" went on to gross over $1 billion worldwide - very much to Spielberg's liking.
"I was very grateful later in June, though," he said. "Until then, it was a burden."